Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – May 28, 2021

Robert Pilot and Wendy Pilot are today’s hosts. Ogimaa has the news from Turtle Island and starts with the bad news day for big oil (but good news for people!). State Senator Mary Kunesh joins and tell us about a state of the state event she attended at the Red Lake Nation and the high…

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – May 27, 2021

Robert Pilot and Wendy Pilot host today’s show. Ogimaa has the news from turtle island as she talks about pipeline news, including a pipeline spill in Montana and more. We’re also joined by Wisconsin state senator Jeff Smith about some animal protection bills he is working on as well as a speech he was part…

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I’m Awake – May 26, 2021

The Lower Phalen Creek Project joined the Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center to present a 2 Hour Plant Medicine Webinar! Panelists will talk about how to use traditional Medicines, share recipes & talk about what’s happening to our medicines as the climate changes.

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I’m Awake – May 25, 2021

Robert Pilot, Wendy, and Ogimaa discuss the news as well as their recollections of the death of George Floyd one year ago as well as the days that followed; Nancy Beaulieu has a report from up north; Wendy discusses the urban wildlife of living near a river.

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I’m Awake – May 24, 2021

Robert Pilot and Wendy Pilot host today’s show with Ogimaa’s news segment talking about Line 3 news and updates, Robert’s 60th birthday celebration with Michael Findley and Marge from the DFL giving shoutouts to Robert, plus Dr. Stately’s Monday health update for our Native communities.

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – May 21, 2021

Robert Pilot and Wendy Pilot host today’s show. Ogimaa starts with the news from Turtle Island including updates on DAPL. We’re also joined by Senate Senator Mary Kunesh who highlights what she’s doing with the end of the session and sacred Native burial mounds. And we close the show with Wendy’s sacred animals segment.

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – May 20, 2021

Robert Pilot and Wendy Pilot are your hosts of today’s show. Ogimaa starts the show with the news from Turtle Island. Then in segment 2 we’re joined by Kevin Abourezk, managing editor of Indianz.com. Then in the 2nd half of the show we’re joined by Robert Lilligren of NACDI.

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – May 12, 2021

Ogimaa starts today’s show with news from Turtle Island, including a court ruling that could force some Minnesota counties to issue tax refunds to Enbridge due to valuation errors by the counties. And some legislatures want the state to pick up the bill instead of the local counties. In segment 2 Nathan Wright of Mackinaw…

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – May 4, 2021

Ogimaa starts today’s show with the news from Turtle Island including some MMIW (Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women) events taking place tomorrow for MMIW day and more. Nancy Beaulieu of RISE Coalition and Bemidji 350 joins to talk about Line 3 news. We’re also joined by Nathan Wright of MackinawOde (Heart of the Turtle) about…

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – May 3, 2021

Ogimaa starts today’s show with the news from Turtle Island including water protection events taking place around the state, MMIR Day (Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women) coming up on Wednesdays and events taking place that day, some ways you can help defund Line 3 and Nestle being accused of draining water out of forests in…

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – April 29, 2021

Ogimaa starts today’s show with our news from Turtle Island. We’re also joined by Wisconsin state Senator Jeff Smith (district 31) and Minnesota state Senator Mary Kunesh (district 41) to talk about the national day of awareness for MMIW (Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women) on May 5. They also talk about some of the legislation…

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I’m Awake – April 22 2021

Special 2-hour Earth Day broadcast Featured artists include: Indigo Girls Annie Humphrey Corey Medina Chastity Brown Featured Speakers: Winona LaDuke Dawn Goodwin Bad River Tribal Chairman Mike Wiggins Shanai Matteson Hosted by Native Roots Radio’s Robert Pilot & co-hosted with Paul DeMain & Tania Aubid

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – April 21, 2021

Ogimaa starts today’s show with the news from Turtle Island including a special commercial free Earth Day broadcast we’re doing tomorrow from 6-8 PM plus updates on Line 3. Also Robert Lilligren of the Native American Community Development Institute joins to talk about what happens next for combating police brutality in Minnesota. Then Robert Blake…

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – April 19, 2021

Ogimma starts today’s show with news from Turtle Island including the closing arguments on the Derek Chauvin trial, the Twin Cities receiving law enforcement aid from outside the state, and a special Native Roots Radio broadcast on Earth Day (this Thursday). We’re also joined Wisconsin Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes as we talk about how he’s…

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – April 14, 2021

Ogimaa starts today’s show with news updates about the police shooting death of Daunte Martin, protests that are the metro that are taking place and more. Then Winona LaDuke of Honor the Earth joins to update us on the latest Line 3 news. She also covers the dark history of how pipelines almost always end…

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – April 12, 2021

Robert, Wendy and Ogimaa start today’s show with updates on the police shooting of Daunte Wright. Ogimaa brings up how the Minnesota legislature and our Congresspeople at the federal level have done very little in terms of police accountability. Then we’re joined by Lorenzo Serna tactical media director at NDN Collective as they discuss videoing…

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – April 9, 2021

Robert and Wendy have Ogimaa start today’s show with Turtle Island news, including upcoming Earth Day events, the Biden administration deciding not to stop DAPL, a break of a dam in Florida and more. Also state Senator Mary Kunesh joins to talk about the Derek Chauvin tiral, how Minnesota is trying to pass a bill…

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – April 7, 2021

Robert and Wendy speak with Ogimaa about today’s news from Turtle Island including how Line 3 can negatively impact people far beyond Minnesota. Also Bob Blake from Solar Bear has the solar news as he talks about jobs that would be created by transitioning to a green economy, crumbling water infrastructure around the country and…

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – April 6, 2021

Robert and Wendy start today’s show with Ogimaa and the news from Turtle Island. They also share some thoughts on the Derek Chauvin trial. North Dakota state rep. Ruth Buffalo talks about a bill that was just passed that would require an emphasis on Native American studies in all public and nonpublic schools in the…

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – April 5, 2021

Ogimaa starts today’s show with news from Turtle Island. Then Robert and Wendy are joined by Jasmine Funmaker of Indigenous Perinatal and Lactation Support. Also Dr. Anthony Stately joins to give updates on COVID, new variants and the vaccination efforts in native communities.

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – March 31, 2021

Robert and Wendy start today’s show talking about Turtle Island news, including Line 3 and other pipelines. Also South Dakota state Senator Red Dawn Foster shares some of the work she’s been doing at the legislature as well as mask mandates and vaccination efforts. Bob Blake brings us the solar news from Solar Bear. And…

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – March 24, 2021

Ogimaa starts today’s show with Turtle Island news talking about Line 3 protest events coming up, an MN350 Line 3 update on Zoom, a Guardian piece from Greg Palace on oil spills and DAPL filing a lawsuit against Unicorn Riot to hand over documents about their coverage. Then Robert Blake has the Solar News from…

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – March 22, 2021

Robert and Wendy start today’s show talking with Ogimaa who gives us today’s native news. Also Maggie Lorenz of the Lower Phalen Creek Project joins for segment 2. Dr. Anthony Stately is on segments 3 and 4 talking about COVID related news and misinformation about the Johnson and Johnson vaccine.

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – March 17, 2021

Ogimaa starts today’s show with Native news. Then Winona Laduke joins to update us on Line 3 protests and anti-protestor actions by police near the line. Bob Blake of Solar Bear has the Solar News. And in Wedny’s sacred animals segment e talk about turtles.

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – March 10, 2021

Ogimaa starts the show with news about ways you can protest Line 3 in the Twin Cities, Enbridge somehow receiving a green sustainability “award” and more. Joe Meinholz of Minnesota Interfaith Power and Light joins to talk about a Line 3 protest taking place Thursday at 3 PM near 615 Mississippi Blvd S in St.…

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – March 3, 2021

Ogimaa starts the show with the latest native news. Then long-time water protector Marty Cobenais talks about some of his experiences fighting pipelines. Also the solar news with the Solar Bear Robert Blake. And Chris Knopp with Friends of the Boundary Waters joins Wendy for the final segment of today’s show.

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I’m Awake – February 19, 2021

Ogimaa has breaking news on Line 3 work being stopped and workers evacuated due to a suspicious package; State Sen. Mary Kunesh talks Line 3 as well as some history; Wendy updates on sacred animals and Ogimaa has another update on the Line 3 situation.

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I’m Awake – February 18, 2021

Ogimaa has the news, including good news on Line 3; Robert Lilligren catches up with Robert on the death of Rush Limbaugh, Natives in local media, and Native politicians; Wendy talks about animals in the wake of the Texas tragedies this week and more.

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – February 17, 2021

Ogimaa starts the show with news about sending a stop Line 3 message to Joe Biden when he was in Wisconsin yesterday, Deb Haaland finally getting a confirmation hearing to be Secretary of the Interior and more. Bob Lake from Solar Bear gives us the solar news including problems with Texas’s power grid. And Wendy…

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Native Roots Radio Presents: I’m Awake – February 15, 2021

Ogimaa starts today’s show with a native news update. Then Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan talks about missing and murdered indigenous women and how Governor Tim Walz is proclaiming a day to raise awareness. Dr. Anthony Stately updates us on the latest COVID news.

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NRR Presents: I’m Awake for Friday, February 12th

Ogima begins the show by informing us about some Line 3 updates. Mary Kunesh joins the crew to speak about the vulnerable Indigenous women and children that are not adequately supported by social programs. Wendy gives an update about animal rights, as always!

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – February 10, 2021

Ogimaa starts today’s show with the latest native news. Then Angelica Allery of the Minnesota Indian Womens Sexual Assault Coalition joins to talk about some great virtual events they have coming up. Also solar news with Bob Blake of Solar Bear talking about some good news from the Seattle city council, the Illinois legislature and…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – February 8th, 2021

Ogimaa gives us on news regarding missing and murdered indigenous women, an accident with a worker on Line 3 and more. Dr. Anthony Stately updates us on COVID-19 and the vaccination process in Native American country. Also Joe Morales of the Grand Governing Council of the American Indian Movement (AIM) joins us to talk about…

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NRR Presents: I’m Awake for Friday, February 5th

Ogima, Wendy, and Robert are joined by Mary Kunesh-Podein to discuss racial stereotypes used as NFL team mascots, anti-transgender bills, and Black History Month. Wendy ends the show with some good animal news!

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NRR Presents: I’m Awake for February 4th

Ogima, Wendy, and Robert give us the news of the day. Ogima touches on the House of Representatives trials, the Wisconsin mask ban and subsequent reinstatement, and more! Robert Lilligren joins the show to talk about Native issues, such as the environmental degradation of sacred sites, Native COVID mortality rates, Dr. Antony Stately’s work with…

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – February 3rd, 2021

Ogimna starts today’s show with updates on Line 3 and other environmental news. Then Winona LuDuke joins us with more details on Line 3. Bob Blake calls in from Solar Bear with solar news. In today’s sacred animals segment Wendy talks about wolves and their status on the endangered species list.

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – February 1st, 2021

Ogima starts us off with the latest news today. Then Dr. Anthony Stately joins us to talk about COVID vaccinations and what heard immunity could look like. Bemidji City Council member Audrey Thayer joins us to talk about challenges the homeless population in the area are facing. Then for today’s sacred animals segment Wendy talks…

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NRR Presents: I’m Awake for Friday, January 29th

Wendy, Ogima, and Robert kick the show off with updates on Line 3, and an interview with Senator Mary Kunesh-Podein. Mary reveals what is going on at the Capital. Tune in to hear details about government reform, economic policies, and more from guest Senator Mary Kunesh-Podein.

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NRR Presents: I’m Awake for Thursday, January 28th

Robert Lilligren and Tara Houska join Wendy, Ogima, and Robert to discuss Native issues. Catch up with updates on MMIW and Line 3. Ogima catches us up with the news, and Wendy gives us news on sacred animals.

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Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – January 25, 2021

Ogima starts off today’s show with the latest news. Then Dr. Anthony Stately updates us on important COVID information including possible mutations, vaccination plans and more. Then Wendy talks about horses on her sacred animals segment.

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NRR Presents: I’m Awake

The crew gives an update on Line 3, and Biden’s new administration. Mary Kunesh-Podein joins the crew to talk about education, educational struggles during the pandemic, and more! Wendy gives an update on the status of endangered animals.

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NRR Presents: I’m Awake for Wednesday, January 20th

The Pilots are joined by Lasha Tilson to check out the American Indian COVID Resource hotline, Bob Blake to hear some exciting Solar Industry news, and Ogima to hear some news about Line 3 and today’s inauguration!

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